Cracked Archive - Weird World

7 Reasons List Articles Are Totally Dead

We had a truly beautiful time together, Lists. But now I'm afraid we have to part ways.

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I'm Paid To Get You Fired: Secrets Of Undercover Store Spies

Even the most mundane worlds have their heroes and villains, and in the retail business, 'mystery shoppers' are both.

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The 5 Most Ridiculous Lies That The Whole World Believed

We all know that the media is awash in lies and half-truths. It's a continuous struggle between truth-seekers and B.S. artists, and the problem is that the second group has some pretty dedicated people on its side.

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My Job Churning Out The Garbage Behind Clickbait Titles

Young writers are turning to the dreaded content mills to feed themselves. We spoke with a former content mill writer, and here's what we learned.

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The Drug Commercial That Gets Way Too Real With You

'When my doctor told me I had Distressing Ass Syndrome, I had a lot of questions.'

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Life As A Master Balloon Artist (Is Full Of Fetishists)

Fame, fortune, sex -- everybody dreams of living the glamorous life of a balloon artist.

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4 Awful Kinds Of People There Are Way Too Many Of

I won't tell you to avoid these people, because you can't. I will say prepare. Prepare for them, for they are legion.

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6 Plants And Fungi Designed By Mother Nature (And Satan)

While you've been over there getting all creeped out by sharks and spiders, the plant world has been over here, quietly evolving horrors for millions of years.

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6 Things I Learned At A School Run By Fundamentalist Maniacs

What's it like to go to a fundamentalist baptist school compared to Nazi concentration camps? Glad you asked!

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4 Lessons We Really Wanted To Be Taught In School

I'm thankful for my education and everything that happened to get me where I am today, but there still some things I wished I had learned.

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6 Dark Secrets Of Being An Olympic Athlete Nobody Tells You

You might think that the worst thing that can happen to an Olympic athlete is having to raise the Kardashian kids, it turns out that the job comes with a lot of depressing baggage.

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5 Medical Myths And Prejudices That Kill People Every Day

Some of the factors standing between us and adequate medical care serve as reminders of how far we are from a Utopian society in which no one is forced to wonder if that thing on their back is cancer.

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5 Terrifying Realities Of My Job As A Cell Tower Climber

If a cell tower ever stops functioning, some poor bastard has to scale the thing and fix it. If that sounds simple, well, here are some things you should know.

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The 4 Ways That Pretentious People Try To Impress You

You're not special. You're not unique. You're just annoying.

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